This tour covers three most popular tourist destinations of India - Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Ranthambore. Golden Triangle Tours are a classic introduction to India especially for the first time visitors!!! full-fledged glimpse of India’s royal and cultural heritage in such a short span. This tour gets even more exciting when you visit Ranthambore!
DAY01: Arrive Delhi
Incredible India welcomes you!! On your arrival in Delhi airport you will be received by our local associate and transferred to the hotel, where you can relax for the night. Stay overnight in Delhi/ Hotel: Claridges Hotel - Claridges Room
Delhi can be a very interesting place as it holds the traces of the present and the past. It has been divided in to Old and New Delhi.
After breakfast head for sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Visit the historic Red Fort – Shah Jahan’s elegant citadel in red sandstone, which was built as an octagon measuring 900m by 550m and surrounded by a 9-meter deep moat, which was at its inception fed by the waters of the Yamuna River. Close to the Fort is the Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), India’s largest mosque which was also built by Shah Jahan. Later, visit Raj Ghat – the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.
Afternoon: Sightseeing tour of New Delhi. Visit the Qutab Minar, a Tower of Victory which was built in the 12th century by Qutbuddin Aibak. The Tomb Of Humayun – the magnificent structure in red sandstone and white marble is one of the finest examples of the garden tomb, and a precursor to the Taj Mahal. Its proportionate spaces, double dome and refined elegance are characteristic of Mughal architecture. Later visit the Lotus Temple (closed on Mondays). Stay overnight in Delhi/ Hotel: Claridges Hotel - Claridges Room
DAY03: Delhi – Agra (4 Hours)
Today you will drive to Agra, which is a every photographers favourite place. It is called as the land of love as it hold one of the worlds, most beautiful tombs- the Taj Mahal.
Start with a visit to Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. You will have some time to explore and absorb this monument up close. The detail of the marble inlay work using precious stones needs closer examination to fully appreciate the craftsmanship.
Also visit Agra Fort built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and its beautiful gardens. This is where Emperor Shah Jahan was kept under house arrest by his third son Aurangzeb and here he spent the last year of his life viewing the Taj Mahal from across the river Yamuna. Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah also known as baby Taj which is a Mughal mausoleum in the city. Stay overnight in Agra/ Hotel: Prime Plaza - Superior Taj View Room
DAY04: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Ranthambore (7 Hours)
Today morning once again go to Taj Mahal to witness the beauty of the Taj during the sun rise later return to the hotel for breakfast.
After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel you will drive to the heart of Royal Rajasthan Ranthambore, enroute visit the magnificent fortified ancient city “Fatehpur Sikri”. On reaching Ranthambore, check in to hotel and relax for the day. Stay overnight stay in Ranthambore/ Hotel: Khem Villas - Luxury Tent
Today morning and afternoon you will enjoy a shared Jeep safari in the national park, the well paved paths of the park would reveal many of its secrets, if the luck is on your side you will be able to see the majestic tigers after all! Accompanied by a naturist guide you can have these safaris in the deeps of Ranthambore, he will explain you about the habitat of the many animals living there. Overnight stay in Ranthambore/ Hotel: Khem Villas - Luxury Tent
DAY06: Ranthambore – Jaipur (3 – 4 Hours)
Today you will drive to the pink city – Jaipur and relax for a while. In the evening you will enjoy - bazaar walk in the pink city (an evening walk through Jaipur colourful market) Stay overnight in Jaipur/ Hotel: Samode Haveli - Deluxe Room
Explore Jaipur for the day. Start with the Amber Fort, It stands on top of an easily scalable mountain, which is situated right next to the beautiful Maota Lake. Built using red sandstone and white marble, it presents a fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. This palace complex was used as the main residence of the Rajput Maharajas for a long period of time.
You may also explore the City palace, Palace of winds, Jaisingh Observatory, Jantar Mantar and Albert Hall Museum. Stay overnight in Jaipur/ Hotel: Samode Haveli - Deluxe Room
DAY08: Jaipur – Delhi Departure (6 Hours)
Today according to the timing of your international flight, you’ll transferred to Delhi airport to take your outbound flight. Fly back home with fond memories of your tour to incredible India, Country that never fails to charm its visitors.